MS. Bodl. 257
Summary Catalogue no.: 2047
One fine, many good initials. Cf. other contemporary Reading manuscripts.
Good sketches added, fols. 141v, 172-173 etc., 15th century, third quarter, in Flemish style: our Lord, a nun and saints (P&A iii. 140, pls. XV, XCIII)
Stamped brown leather on older reversed boards, Reading work of about A.D. 1500
Provenance and Acquisition
Reading Abbey, ex libris: 'Hic est liber .S. Marie de Radinge. Quem qui celauerit. & fraudem de eo fecerit anathema sit', 13th cent.; identifiable in medieval catalogues of 1192 and the fourteenth century (see MLGB); and cf. MS. Bodl. 241.
Presented by William Burdet of Sonning in 1608.
MS. Bodl. 257 - endleaves (fols. i, 195)
Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-04-27: Description revised to include all information in SC.